Susan Boyle

Perhaps I’m getting fixated on Susan Boyle because she seems to be the one uncynical, real triumph of last year that proves that sometimes dreams simply do come true. I watched her special and it was wonderful. But I still find myself going back to her original moment on Britain’s Got Talent and thinking that she never sounded quite so wonderful as she did then when it all came from the heart. No makeover, no plucked eyebrows, no orchestration. Just a voice that makes angels jealous singing with pure joy. Wow. May we all have at least one moment in our lives even close to that. It would make all else worthwhile.